Friendship Inn

la toc road, Castries, Saint Lucia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Castries

A week of beaches

A travel blog entry by ksmith630

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... the insulin. The man doesn't have a fridge in his house or any electricity to run one even if he had. One of those things that I haven't needed to consider in Australia... The doctors tried to get the family to let the man move in with them, but they had refused. In the end they had to settle with a neighbour that offered to store the insulin in their fridge and put him on a once a day dose for convince and compliance reasons. Better than nothing... There are ...

First days at the hospitals

A travel blog entry by ksmith630

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... to time in the other departments to see some different pathologies and clinical signs. Seems like there's quite a bit to learn. Not that we're complete nerds. We have been making the most if our free afternoons with trips to the beaches and exploring the nearby towns. We'll likely be taking a few days off to climbs the pitons and explore the other beaches and bays. Lots of fish festivals to attend as well! Seems to be more than enough to do to keep ourselves ...

Three little birds

A travel blog entry by andyryder

5

... were asked for money! Went and had a look at the Fry Day. About a dozen Americans were sat down eating fish and drinking beer. We went over to have a look at the fare, a portion of fish or stewed turtle (which I thought was illegal) and a side of rice or okra was more than we had been paying in restaurants.

Went back for a supper of beers and crisps!

Saturday. market day in Castries. We hadn't planned on going back to Castries, but we had forgotten the lead ...

Yellow Bird

A travel blog entry by andyryder

4

... day and chips!

When it rains here, boy it rains! Talk about stair rods, this was the rods, risers, the handrail and the carpet too!

After lunch, there was a break in the weather, so we made a dash for the car. We drove up to the main gate where we got a business card from Cornelius, the gate man offering us a guided history tour of the Island and made our way back up to the main road. Trouble was, the road was ...

Early to bed

A travel blog entry by bearethere

... etc.
We got the hang of the coffee ordering later in the week. It's really the only complaint I have with the experience; their coffee was not great. We ordered lattes at our table the rest of the week. I think they nuked them because they always stayed too hot. Nevertheless it is really the only slight thumbs down we encountered.
We mostly just hung out that morning on the beach, soaking up some sunshine and swimming in ...

Location

This hotel, located on la toc road, Castries, is near Fort Charlotte, Fort Shirley, Central Library, and The Cabrits Historical and Marine Park.
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